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Roughrider Soccer Bests Geckos

August 31st, 2013 » filed under: Soccer News, Top Story

Five different players scored for the Roughrider soccer team Saturday night in a 5-0 victory over the Geckos from GateWay Community College in a match played at Rose Mofford Park in Phoenix, the site of Yavapai’s 2008 NJCAA National title.  YC is now 2-0-0 on the young season and GateWay falls to 0-4-0.

Scoring Summary

15th minute – Milan Popovic assisted by Ricardo Zacarias

20th minute – Matthew Paine assisted by James Ampleford

30th minute – Josiah Pacheco assisted by Kayd Marquez

48th minute – James Ampleford assisted by David Mack

85th minute – Yabin Cruz assisted by Simon Park

Bradley Trella and Daniel Diaz combined in goal to record the shutout with Trella saving two shots on goal and Diaz swatting away four.

Yavapai had 14 corner kicks compared to 0 for the Geckos.

YC continues conference play in a make-up contest with Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Monday, September 2nd. The first time these teams were scheduled to play each other, the game was called after 65 minutes of play due to lightning. The match will be played in its entirety. The game will be played at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley with kick-off scheduled at 2:00 PM.